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SailGP adds international broadcast partners for season three and announces Facebook’s Melissa Lawton as chief content officer

SailGP has bolstered its international broadcast offerings with the announcement of new broadcast partners for season three of the championship. This is as the league prepares to launch its season at the Bermuda Sail Grand Prix presented by Hamilton Princess on 14 and 15 May, and continues to celebrate its outstanding broadcast results from season […]  More

Scandinavian merger between MyGame and Sportway to create largest AI video sport service in Europe

Swedish-based Sportway, and Norwegian company, MyGame Group, have agreed to merge in order to ramp up their international expansion plans and unite their extensive rights portfolios. While MyGame is a consumer brand aimed at the end users, Sportway has focused on B2B alliances with sports federations, setting up joint ventures in order to offer specialised […]  More

2022 UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League Finals free to view on BT Sport

BT Sport has announced that the 2022 UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Europa Conference League finals will be available for everyone in the UK to watch for free on TV, online or on mobile. Fans can watch the finals for free by downloading the BT Sport App for mobile or TV, on […]  More

Former Formula E exec Fiona Wood joins Little Dot Sport as strategy director

Digital content agency and media network Little Dot Studios has appointed Fiona Wood as the strategy director for its sports division Little Dot Sport. In what is a newly created role, Wood’s remit will include driving the development of multi-platform digital strategies for clients, understanding their business objectives and how digital is enabling these to […]  More

Getting the balance right: The inside track on the eSkootr Championship

The first stage of the new eSkootr Championship (eSC) takes place in London on Saturday (14 May), which is a fitting location given that co-founder Khalil Beschir came up with the concept while in the city. “Someone arrived at a meeting in London and said they just saw two people on scooters racing each other, […]  More

BT Group forms a new premium sports joint venture with Warner Bros. Discovery and BT Sport

BT Group and Warner Bros Discovery have announced a new joint venture (JV) that will provide viewers in the UK and Ireland access to both broadcasters’ content. Going forwards, both products will be rebranded under a new identity. Following its announcement of exclusive discussions on 3 February 2022, BT Group has agreed a set of […]  More

Broadcast Solutions Nordic installs large-scale Live Media System at the Nokia Arena in Finland

Broadcast Solutions Nordic has installed a large scale Live Media System at the Nokia Arena in Tampere, Finland, the host venue for this year’s Ice Hockey World Championships The Helsinki-based firm was responsible for developing and implementing the live broadcast technology which has, at its heart, a master control room for managing, collecting, editing, and […]  More

Mergers and acquisitions: LiveU buys French live streaming production studio developer easylive.io

LiveU has acquired easylive.io, a France-based company that develops and markets a live streaming production studio operated from a web browser. Easylive.io’s solution allows users to mix different types of content into live stream videos and distribute them to their audience as interactive live experiences. It includes tools for editing, mixing and streaming. Samuel Wasserman, […]  More

The Switch brought on board to provide connectivity and TX services for Concacaf tournaments in 2022

Production services and global video delivery firm The Switch is providing connectivity and transmission services to the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) for its premier international tournaments in 2022. The deal sees live video feeds of the association’s men’s and women’s competitions sent from stadiums across the northern Americas to […]  More

Premier League extends Premier League Productions agreement with IMG to end of 2024-2025 season

The Premier League has come to a new agreement with IMG that will see the two organisations continue to work together to operate Premier League Productions (PLP) for the next three seasons, a deal that will last until the end of 2024-25. PLP produces and distributes all of the Premier League’s international content, including the […]  More